Revealed: The top ten UK regions for home workers

Written by Jon Kennard on 14 November 2019 in Press Zone
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More than four million UK workers are ditching the daily commute in favour of working from home.

More than four million UK workers are ditching the daily commute in favour of working from home. This is equivalent to one in seven UK workers.

Analysis of ONS data, carried out by Aviva, has identified the regions in the UK with the highest and lowest proportion of workers who are primarily based at home.

Powys in Wales tops the table, with 25.7% of its workers being home-based, closely followed by the highly-affluent Kensington and Chelsea (25.0%) area and Brighton and Hove (24.9%).

Workers in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland are least likely to be home-based according to the study, with just 5.6% citing their home as their main work base. Scottish regions appear throughout the top 10 least common areas for home workers, with Aberdeen City and Inverclyde coming second and third on this list.


 

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